Sing, Say, Dance and Play: Orff Around the World Whangarei 2020

DATE: Monday September 14, 3.30pm – 6.0pm
VENUE: Old Library, 7 Rust Avenue, Whangarei

This workshop for teachers explores our identity in a variety of ways that can provide motivation for music and movement.  Through speaking, singing, moving and playing together we will explore and learn about the Orff approach with an Aotearoa flavour.
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Debbie Graham is theprimary school Music, Dance and Drama teacher at Tauraroa Area School . She also teaches vocals to NCEA singing students and takes  a Junior and Senior Choir. Previously, Debbie was a tutor with Ngati Wai Education, learning traditional games and waiata to engage students.
Deb is an experienced  Musical Theatre performer, with her most memorable roles being Eponine in Les Miserables, Lucy in Jeckyll and Hyde, Grizabella in Cats and Madam Giry in The Phantom of the Opera,
She is a founding member of Opera North, having sung under the tuition of Joan Kennaway QMC
She has recently completed Level 2 Orff professional development and is implementing and adapting  many ideas based on the Orff approach into her school programme, using a Northland flavour.